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R&D, Product Integration = Successful “Aging In Place”

We’re so happy to see the technology sector taking the “bull by the horns” and leading the way in thinking about better ways to make “Aging In Place” a success at home.  One of the leaders of this movement and probably the person that has the best pulse on it all, is a colleague with […]

City Design for ALL AGES – Our SOCIETY is at Stake

The need for “Forever Homes” is a watched pot that is quickly coming to a BOIL.  OUR ENTIRE SOCIETY IS AT STAKE.  We’ve spoken this common theme as an interweaving thread throughout most of our blog posts in one way or another, taking a look at the situation, the challenges, and the vast opportunities from many different […]

Prolong your LIFE – The A.I.P. Balance of “Use It or Lose It”!

I read a bright and concise blog this week by Dr. Patrick Roden, titled The Up-Side Risk of Aging in Place.  As a PhD in Gerentology, a registered nurse, and also CEO of AgingInPlace.com (a domain he was forward-thinking enough to have purchased 14 years ago!), he’s well versed in the topic and a thought leader […]

Senior Housing admits “Aging In Place” is the FIRST CHOICE

It’s sure nice to see the senior housing industry admitting what we REALLY WANT. I just read this article this morning, and I had to share it with our community! 8 trends shaping today’s senior housing is a great article covering what’s happening in our industry related to senior housing.  BUT, let’s take a look at the […]

EtMM Podcast: CCRC’s vs. Aging In Place

Interview: w/ Mr. Robert Love, Love and Company –  Listen now: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] EtMM had an exciting conversation recently that stemmed from my asking a challenging question during a panelist webinar I’d tuned into online, related to retirement communities.  My question about “Where’s the ladder propped?” which questioned why there was a multi-billion […]

A Barrier Free “Parent” Addition – Creating Much More Than Just Additional Square Feet

Do you have 12 extra feet in your side yard?  What If I told you how you could save yourself and (or) your parents $500,000 by using it effectively?  Interested?  Great, read on… I read a blog on a barrier-free addition that I though was done pretty successfully from what I can tell by the […]

HONORED, BLESSED and THANKFUL, for ALL OF YOU!

THANK YOU. THANK YOU. THANK YOU! Yesterday we were notified that we received a “TOP SENIOR SITE” award.  Wow, how cool is that?!  We are so thankful for our supporters and online community.  Without YOU, we couldn’t have achieved the level of awareness and the recognition that we were recently awarded.  Out of the TOP […]

Do you have “Stay at Home” Insurance?

There’s insurance for everything else.  Have you considered “stay at home” insurance? You have Insurances for: Home.  Auto.  Life.  Disability. Maybe even Long Term Care. But what about “Aging In Place” Insurance?  Let me re-define this, as “ensure” vs. “insure”, as how to ensure (or greatly increase the likelihood) that you can stay in your […]

EtMM talks “Retirement Planning” with Parker Financial

Interview: w/ Mr. Jason Parker, Parker Financial –  Listen now: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] EtMM had an exciting conversation about a topic that is crucial to our demographic and client community, ie. financial planning and wealth management for the 50+ folks that both of our organizations and business models serve.  Mr. Parker and EtMM […]

Great “Boomer Consumer” webinar, but Where’s the Ladder Propped?

“If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster” – Stephen R. Covey I attended a very informative 90 minute online webinar today, titled “THE BIG BOOM THEORY: WHAT THE BOOMER CONSUMER WANTS”.  The information was valuable in regards to feedback from a […]

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